Chilean wine Archive

Dinner at the Aubrey (Pasta E Vino)

This past week I’ve been touring some of Chile’s wine regions and had the pleasure of spending my first night at the lovely Hotel Aubrey in Santiago. This is a 20-room boutique hotel in a walkable nightlife district near the mountains and the gondola ride that will take you up for a good city view. […]

Where It’s Safe to Travel in Chile After the Earthquake

Wendy Perrin of Condé Nast Traveler has a good rundown on how the massive earthquake in Chile has affected various areas of the country. Figuring out the geography of a foreign land is always difficult, but with Chile being as long and skinny as it is, most of us have no clue which parts are […]

Chile’s Concha y Toro Now World’s #8 Winemaker

As reported by Mercopress, Chile’s Concha y Toro exported 26.6 million cases of wine in 2009, making the winemaker the eighth largest producer in the world. The company exports to over 130 countries worldwide and hold 7,000 hectares of vines across Chile and Argentina. The United Kingdom is the brand’s biggest market, consuming nearly 30% […]

Chardonnay from Argentina and Chile

The Wall Street Journal’s Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher just devoted a column to every day Chardonnay from Argentina and Chile, declaring the batch overall to be far superior to the oaky, industrial stuff on the shelves from Australia and elsewhere. (Link here, but available to WSJ subscribers only.) This tasting was meant to […]

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